By the Numbers: No. 7 Clemson 24, Georgia Tech 10

By the Numbers: No. 7 Clemson 24, Georgia Tech 10

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By the Numbers: No. 7 Clemson 24, Georgia Tech 10

Clemson handled Georgia Tech Saturday night in Death Valley in a game that was pouring throughout in a 24-10 victory.

Here are some numbers from the Tigers’ win.

0: The Clemson offensive line did an excellent job blocking in poor conditions. The Tigers gave up zero sacks in 33 pass attempts.

2.0: The Tigers defense as able to pressure the quarterback a lot today, totaling four sacks with Georgia Tech having only 17 drop backs (13 attempts). Of the four sacks, linebacker Tre Lamar was able to claim two sacks.

4: The Tigers had four separate backs run for over 30 yards, not including their leading rush Kelly Bryant, who ran for 67 yards. Not only did they all total over 30 yards, they also all averaged at least five yards a carry.

7: Between both teams, there were seven fumbles total.

8: Eight different Tigers collected Clemson’s 11 tackles for loss.

66.0: Clemson quarterback Kelly Bryant was very efficient through the air tonight, completing 66 percent of his throws. He completed 22-of-33 passes with a wet football throughout the whole game.

79: Coming off of a loss, the Tigers avoided losing two in a row, improving their program record of 79 consecutive games without suffering back-to-back losses. The Tigers improved to 68-11 in those 79 games.

96: Swinney won his 96th game as the head coach of the Tigers, tying him with Danny Ford for the second-most wins by any Clemson head coach in program history.

300: Clemson won its 300th game in Death Valley, improving to 300-102-7 all-time at the venue, which dates back to 1942.

428: The Tigers were able to put together a balanced offensive performance despite the poor weather conditions. They threw for 207 yards with a wet ball. They also put together 221 rushing yards.

80,346: While College Football attendance has dropped all across the country, it has not happened at Clemson. The Clemson faithful were in full force yet again on Saturday even with poor conditions as 80,346 fans packed into Clemson Memorial Stadium.

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